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Martha Ines

Update on Martha Ines

The Mujeres Unidas [Women United] Communal Bank meets every two weeks in Jipijapa, the canton known as the Sultana of Coffee due to its extensive cultivation of coffee with an incomparable flavor. It is also known for its cuisine and the warmth of its people.

It is here that Martha lives. She is 45 years old, is married, and has two children from that relationship who are already grown and studying at the university. Her husband is a dental technician.

Martha is a housewife who took the loan so that her husband could use it for materials for his work and so that she could use it for her business. She makes a living by selling clothing from a catalogue and her means of selling is door-to-door. She has had her business for more than 10 years, and she likes it because she feels useful and because with her earnings she is able to help her children with the expenses for their studies.

This loan is to buy dental materials and clothing to take advantage of the time in which they sell the most and make the best profit. She has been with the Communal Bank for more than 16 years and likes it because of the help they have always gotten from the Fundación Espoir.

Her dream is that her children will have good professional careers.
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EL Banco Comunal Mujeres Unidas se reúne cada quince días en el Cantón Jipijapa, cantón conocido con el nombre de la sultana del café por los extensos cultivos de café el cual tiene un sabor incomparable, por su gastronomía y por la calidez de su gente.

En este lugar vive la señora Martha, tiene 45 años de edad, está casada y de esta relación tienen dos hijos los mismos que ya son mayores de edad y estudian en la universidad. Su esposo es técnico dental.

Doña Martha es una ama de casa que realiza el crédito para que su marido lo utilice en materiales para su trabajo y ella en su negocio, ella se dedica a la venta de ropa por catalogo y su forma de venta es puerta a puerta, lleva más de 10 años con su negocio el cual le gusta porque se siente útil y con sus ganancias puede ayudar a sus hijos con los gastos de sus estudios.

Este crédito es para comprar materiales odontológicos y ropa para aprovechar le época que más vende y que mejores ganancias le deja. Lleva más de 16 años en el Banco Comunal y le gusta por la ayuda que siempre les ha brindado la Fundación Espoir.

Su sueño es que sus hijos sean buenos profesionales.

Previous Loan Details

The Mujeres Unidas communal bank meets every two weeks in the Jipijapa canton. It is known as the Sultana of Coffee, because of its extensive coffee crops which have an incomparable flavor. It is also known for its cuisine and for the warmth of its people. This is where Martha lives. She is... More from Martha Ines's previous loan »

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About Ecuador

  • $10,600
    Average annual income
  • 95
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    Ecuador Loans Fundraising
  • $24,583,400
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • US Dollars
    Loan transacted in USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $1,275 helped Martha Ines to buy clothes and dentistry materials.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Dec 13, 2012
Feb 1, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
May 17, 2013
This photo was used before for a previous loan for Martha Ines. It was first posted on Kiva on Sep, 2012. Learn More